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Behavioral Health Technician, community integrated living arrangement, Melrose

Requisition ID: 67338

Ministry: Resurrection Behavioral Health

Location: Presence Res Behavioral Health

Location Address:
1820 South 25th Avenue, Broadview, IL 60155 United States (US)

Department: 20100020 Cila Community Int Lvg Arr

Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Rotating

Thank you for your interest in pursuing Behavioral Health opportunities with Amita Health.

Are you looking for a career that will give your life purpose? Are you looking for a career choice that will affect peoples' lives in a positive way?

If so, we have the right opportunity for you. Here with Amita's Behavioral Health departments we give you an opportunity to have a rewarding career not just a job. Our goal is to help our associates grow their careers with our focus on development, a team orientated atmosphere and our goal to create a great place to work. Here, you can make a difference by doing the work that you love while making a significant impact on people's lives and the communities we serve.


The Behavioral Health Technician provides direct patient care and supportive services to persons with behavioral health disorders in the residential treatment setting or community mental health center. Documents all interventions according to established standards, organizational policies and the prevailing state rules for the provision of behavioral health services in residential treatment facilities and group homes, and community mental health centers.

  • Provides direct care services in accordance with the specific modalities and frequencies prescribed by the Individual Care Plan of each patient.
  • Provides respectful guidance and supervision to patients so as to assure the completion of daily activities in a manner that provides for personal safety, good hygiene and mutually enriching social interactions.
  • Implements and assists patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) as indicated in the Individual Care Plan.
  • Completes clinical documentation and other written reports according to established standards.
  • Maintains a safe work environment by monitoring the social and physical environment of patients and preventing unsafe behavior using Crisis Prevention de-escalation techniques. Facilitates crisis intervention with both patients and family members as needed.
  • Provides transportation and guidance to patients in the context of community outings, access to therapeutic and rehabilitative services and participation in social events.
  • Reports maintenance, supply, life safety and quality care issues to the designated supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Meets productivity standards as established by the Senior Clinician and/or Program Manager.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling and site assignment so as to provide coverage during emergency staffing shortages. Maintains required certifications and completes all training and continuing education requirements.

    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience
    High school diploma required.

    Associate's degree preferred. Relevant training e.g. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or some prior experience in a direct service capacity in a group home, nursing home, special needs setting, day care center or similar venue is preferred.

    Computer Skills
    Proficient in Microsoft Office software.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    Basic First Aid and CPR certification required. Must possess a valid Illinois driver's license.

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred.

    Business Unit: Resurrection Behavioral Health

    Job Function: Behavioral Health


    EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
    Presence Health 
    Location: BroadviewIL 60155
    Document ID: AD312-0EOX  
    Job Type:  Regular

    Job Schedule: Full-time

    Posted on: 2019-09-1909/19/2019
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